Voici la saison ineffable, la saison de l'espérance, la saison où les âmes impatientes de s'épanouir recherchent les solitudes parfumées. Chaque fleur, est-ce la main blanche de Moïse? Chaque brise, est-ce l'haleine de Jésus?
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- by Franz Toussaint (1879 - 1955), no title, appears in Robaiyat, no. 13, Paris, Éd. Piazza, first published 1924 [author's text checked 1 time against a primary source]
- a text in Persian (Farsi) by Hakim Omar Khayyám (c1048 - c1122) [text unavailable]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive):
- by Carlos Tuxen-Bang (b. 1933), "Voici la saison ineffable", 1964 [ baritone and piano ], from Robaiyat d'Omar Khayyam, 15 quatrains traduits du persan par Frans Toussaint, no. 2 [sung text not yet checked]
Settings in other languages, adaptations, or excerpts:
- Also set in English, a translation by Edward Fitzgerald (1809 - 1883) , no title, appears in The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, First Edition, no. 4, appears in The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, Second Edition, no. 4, appears in The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, Third Edition, no. 4, appears in The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, Fourth Edition, no. 4, first published 1859 ; composed by Granville Ransome Bantock, Sir, Liza Lehmann.
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